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1972

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Cup And Saucer

This is a Cup and Saucer. It was manufactured by Worcester Royal Porcelain Company, Ltd.. It is dated ca. 1880 and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is bone china, overglaze enameling and gilding. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Julian Clarence Levi. It is credited Bequest of Julian Clarence Levi.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a: cup): 5.5 × 7.7 × 5.5 cm (2 3/16 × 3 1/16 × 2 3/16 in.) H x diam.: 2 × 11.3 cm (13/16 × 4 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside of cup: [1] Royal Worcester mark with "ROYAL WORCESTER ENGLAND" surrounding mark, painted or printed in purple overglaze [2] "W764", painted in red overglaze [3] "V", painted in black overglaze Underside of saucer: [1] Royal Worcester mark with "T" beneath, painted or printed in purple overglaze [2] "10", painted in black overglaze [3] "BT", painted in gold overglaze [4] "W" / "764" divided by horizontal line, painted in red overglaze [5] three dots, painted in blue overglaze [6] "15" (?), impressed underglaze [7] additional mark impressed underglaze (obscured by mark [1])

Cite this object as

Cup And Saucer; Manufactured by Worcester Royal Porcelain Company, Ltd. ; bone china, overglaze enameling and gilding; H x W x D (a: cup): 5.5 × 7.7 × 5.5 cm (2 3/16 × 3 1/16 × 2 3/16 in.) H x diam.: 2 × 11.3 cm (13/16 × 4 7/16 in.); Bequest of Julian Clarence Levi; 1972-5-14-a,b

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